And the winner of the surprise gift and contest is.....

Maberlin. Congratulations sir yes

Tourbillon and Velvet guessed correctly that the team was working on a book but only Maberlin, Hewitgar and KK guessed correctly.

The pictures posted were of the team working on the new Calibre 2253/2260 book which should be available early 2013.

The name of the winner was randomly drawn.

And the winner of the surprise gift and contest is.....

Michael, I hope to have one copy by end of the week to send to you

Thank you to all for participating

Congratulations, Mike!
12/17/2012 - 16:37
It has been a very Vacheron year for you. I can't wait to see this book, Alex.  Is it 2013 yet?  blush Best, Robert
Thanks Robert!
12/18/2012 - 23:00
May 2013 be a great VC year for you!
Well done, Mike!...
12/17/2012 - 17:13
Congratulations.yes Have a great Christmas holiday and a wonderful New Year. I've so much enjoyed reading your contributions over the year! Best wishes Tony
Thanks Tony
12/18/2012 - 23:02
I have enjoyed your contributions, too!
Congratulations Michael!
12/17/2012 - 17:29
A very nice gift indeed! Well done. Joseph
Thanks Joseph. Hope to see you soon? (nt)
12/18/2012 - 23:03
12/17/2012 - 18:02
LOL, I couldn't have been further off!  Great detective work Maberlin yes
It was a lucky guess, but thank you! (nt)
12/18/2012 - 23:05
Congrats to the winner!
12/17/2012 - 19:05
Bravo! (nt)
12/17/2012 - 19:20
Yeah, Michael!!
12/17/2012 - 20:24
Enjoy the book (I hope you also have the Calibre 2755 book to put this new one next to)! Bill
Re: Yeah, Michael!!
12/17/2012 - 21:23
congratulations Michael  merry christmas and happy new year
Thanks Bill!
12/18/2012 - 23:07
As a matter of fact I do have that 2755 book and love it!
Congratulations Mike
12/17/2012 - 21:42
Thanks Hamish. (nt)
12/18/2012 - 23:09
So now I have to get my jeweler to make me
12/17/2012 - 22:04
a Maltese Cross lapel pin?! Congratulations Mike, Tim
Good idea, Tim
12/17/2012 - 22:08
That and some Maltese Cross cuff links, I'd get those in a heartbeat.  I hope VC is reading this.  yes Robert
You mean like these....
12/18/2012 - 03:32
Those Are Nice
12/18/2012 - 23:24
I would really love to see some that are shaped like the full logo, too!
12/19/2012 - 05:08
I feel honoured to be one of three in this awesome
12/18/2012 - 14:50
community to have guessed correctly ! Congratulations Mike ! Alex, when will the book be available for sale?  
The book should be available for sale mid Jan( don't forget that Club
12/18/2012 - 15:22
members have a special rate :-) )
Wow. First time I've Ever Won a Contest!
12/18/2012 - 22:59
Thank you Alex, and thanks to all my fellow loungers who make this place so special.
Congrats Mike
12/18/2012 - 23:25
It couldn't have gone to a nicer guy. Unless....! G
As a finalist, you deserve a consolation prize
12/19/2012 - 03:45
Let me know when you are back in NYC and we'll look at it together over a bottle of claret.
Congrats !
12/24/2012 - 16:49
Congratulations !